Category: Evening News

Jamaica Progress ‘Miraculous’ – IMF

A miracle! That’s how the Deputy Managing Director of the IMF, Min Zhu, is describing Jamaica’s progress under the 4-year Extended Fund Facility programme....

PetroCaribe Troubles?

Director of the IMF’s Western Hemisphere Department, Alejandro Werner, says the likelihood of a fall-out in financing from the Petro Caribe agreement with...

Gas Prices

Effective October 23, 2014, the price of 87 and 90-gasoline is to be reduced by $1.24 per litre. Automotive diesel oil is to sell for $1.83 less per litre. Ultra low...

PSOJ Commends Ebola Plan

The Private Sector Organization of Jamaica , PSOJ, says it’s encouraged by preparations being made by the government to deal with the Ebola threat. The PSOJ says...

Jamaica NOT Ebola Ready! – Dr Banjo

The man who sparked an Ebola scare at the Mandeville Regional Hospital in Manchester last week, says the Jamaican health system is not prepared to deal with the disease,...

More Opposition to Abu Bakr Spend

North East St. Andrew MP, the JLP’s Delroy Chuck is rejecting the government’s assertion that the radical Muslim cleric Yasin Abu Bakr is a clear and present...

Griffith Slams Abu Bakr

Trinidad and Tobago’s National Security Minister, Gary Griffith, says he’d be happy if the radical Muslim leader, Yasin Abu Bakr, was allowed to stay in...

Holness with Aljazeera

Opposition Leader, Andrew Holness, says he has confidence in the capacity of local health care workers to deal with a case of Ebola in the country. However, he’s...

Ebola Action Plan Could Fail – Davidson

Public health specialist and tele-medicine research pioneer, Dr. Winston Davidson, says the Ebola Action Plan will fail if the government does not tailor its response to...

LGBT Violence in Jamaica?

A leading human rights group says gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people are the targets of unchecked violence and discrimination in Jamaica. Human Rights Watch...